In the debate about the very soft UPR report, NGOs say they are not happy. Some insist on religious persecution.
Universal Periodic Review
The troika including Saudi Arabia, Kenya, and Hungary delivers a document that simply lists the opinion of different countries on human rights in China, without taking any position.
A troika led by Riyadh is to give the final judgment on Beijing’s human rights record as a new $28 billion US dollars cooperation agreement ties the two countries.
As a commentary to our coverage of the recent crackdown on The Church of Almighty God, we publish the text and the video of the speech by a representative of that Church at the rally in Geneva on November 6, 2018 during the Universal Periodic Review of China.
While China tries to defend the indefensible claiming that the transformation through education camps are benign “schools,” one of our reporters secretly visited the new large camp in Yining, Xinjiang, and proved it is undoubtedly a jail.
We publish the statement by North Korea at China’s Universal Periodic Review in Geneva. Defying ridicule, the country rivaling China for the worst human rights record in the world praises the Chinese government for its “promotion and protection of human rights” and its fight against “cults”.
The Universal Periodic Review of the state of human rights in China at the United Nations saw several major countries publicly denounce the CCP and a major demonstration in front of the Palais des Nations, with Muslim Uyghurs, Tibetan Buddhists, members of The Church of Almighty God, and Bitter Winter, united in exposing the Chinese persecution of all religions.
Every five years, all countries should submit to a review of their human rights record by the United Nations. China’s review is November 6, next and the first report highlights its egregious violations of religious liberty.
Massimo Introvigne In the morning of November 26, 2017, He Linbo was arrested at the Shihezi City Train Station in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. He was accused of being a leader of a banned religious organization. He was escorted to the police post of the train station, where he was physically searched […]